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Health Project Manager

Sudan, Al Qadarif, Gadaref State - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Improve the overall health situation of the target population(s). This involves implementing quality health services and contributing to the achievement of proposal objectives within the planned timescale and budget, for the areas of responsibility within the health project. Important parts of the role include building the capacity of the local health team by providing appropriate and relevant supervision, training and technical support; contributing to monitoring and reporting on project progress; and liaising with community leaders and health officials as requested.   Project Overview In November 2020, military confrontations and conflicts erupted in Ethiopia's Tigray region and have resulted in a large influx of Ethiopian refugees into eastern Sudan. As of January 2021, UNHCR has registered over 55,000 refugees in Kassala, Gedaref and Blue Nile states of Sudan since the start of the crisis. The Refugee Consultation Forum (RCF) has launched an Inter-Agency Emergency Refugee Response Plan to respond to the refugee influx with an US$147 million appeal to meet the urgent needs of the new refugees. The agencies involved are working on a likely scenario for the arrival of 100,000 refugees in Sudan within the next six months and a worst-case scenario planning for 200,000 refugees. In early 2021, Medair conducted needs assessments in Tunaidba camp and found that the current gaps lie primarily in community health. As an initial program start-up, Medair will implement a multisectoral behavior change communication (BCC) program focusing on health and hygiene messaging, malnutrition screenings, outbreak disease surveillance, psychosocial support, and vital event monitoring. Additionally, beneficiaries will be signposted to existing services within the camp being provided by other partners.   Workplace & Conditions Field based position in Gadaref State, Sudan.   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details May 2021. Full time, 6 months with the possibility of extension.   Key Activity Areas Health Management - Be responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and support of health project(s) in line with the activity plan and time frame of the relevant project proposal and any applicable national and international guidelines and standards. - Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments are conducted both against project objectives and to ensure the quality of the programme, with reports being made to the relevant field managers. - Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project - Oversee the process of data collection, collation and dissemination to meet the requirements and deadlines set by Medair and/or external partners. - Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities for internal and external reports (e.g. monthly, quarterly and final reports) as requested by field managers, GSO and donors. - Input into the development of the country strategy, new projects and/or donor proposals. Staff Management - Manage and oversee the assigned health team including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc. This team includes community health workers, health and hygiene promoters. - Facilitate regular team meetings with the assigned health team, reviewing team and individual objectives, ensuring team members are kept informed of issues relevant to their work and opportunity for feedback. - Ensure the assigned health team members receive relevant and appropriate supervision, coaching, mentoring and training in order to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding. - Promote the health and security of the health team by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices. Financial Management - Work with the field managers to plan, construct and manage health budgets for the assigned health project(s). - Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements of the assigned health team, ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner. Communication and Coordination - Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned health team, Medair in-country health managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs). - Represent Medair at local level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs. Logistics - Manage the correct and timely ordering (within budgetary constraints) of all necessary medicines, supplies and equipment for the assigned health facilities and activities, ensuring minimum stocks are maintained and items are stored and distributed correctly. Quality Management - Promote and use the Medair intranet and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed. - Implement, within operational constraints, relevant policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and HAP standards, Ministry of Health and donor guidelines and other good practice. - Participate in internal workshops and learning sessions to keep up with new guidelines and best practices. Team Spiritual Life - Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts. - Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement. - Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network. This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.   Qualifications - Clinical degree (nurse or doctor), or Public Health degree. Certificate / diploma in Public Health or Tropical Medicine desirable. - Good English (spoken and written). Ability to speak, or willingness to learn, local (Arabic, Tigrayan) language(s).   Experience / Competencies - 3 years' post-qualification nursing / medical professional experience. - 5 years' Management experience in a health context. - Experience working in a health programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context. - Education/training/experience in humanitarian work desirable. - Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, other agencies and local authorities. Ability and willingness to manage project implementation. Good report writing skills.   Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: a) Medair organisational [values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/). b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, [Medair's accountability policies and best practices.](https://www.medair.org/accountability/) c) [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/international-staff/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our [Medair page.](https://www.medair.org/positions/health-project-manager-sdn-gedaref/) Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed

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06/04/2021

Verantwortliche*n Finanzen & Administration für das Departement Internationale Programme (80%-10

Switzerland, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Trogen - Pestalozzi Children's Foundation

The Pestalozzi Children's Foundation (PCF) is a Swiss non-profit organisation which promotes peaceful cohabitation worldwide by empowering the most marginalised children and adolescents. The Foundation seeks to provide children and youth with access to holistic quality education and to strengthen their intercultural competencies. The Pestalozzi Children's Village in Trogen (Appenzell Outer-Rhodes) is at the heart of the Foundation and its activities in Switzerland and in twelve countries. Abroad, PCF works with local partner organisations to enable children to access quality education in primary schools, particularly vulnerable children. For more information, please visit https://www.pestalozzi.ch/en   Bauen wir eine Welt für Kinder   Die Stiftung Kinderdorf Pestalozzi ist eine weltweit tätige gemeinnützige Organisation mit Sitz in der Schweiz. Wir engagieren uns für eine hochwertige und inklusive Bildung von Kindern und Jugendlichen und setzen uns für die Umsetzung der Kinderrechtskonvention ein. Die Prävention sexueller Ausbeutung und Missbrauch ist in unserer Arbeit zentral, und deshalb hat die Stiftung hierzu eine Null-Toleranz Politik. Das einmalige Kinderdorf in Trogen AR ist das Herz der Stiftung und ihrer Programme in der Schweiz und in vielen Ländern weltweit.   Wir suchen per 1. Mai 2021 oder nach Vereinbarung eine*n   Verantwortliche*n Finanzen & Administration für das Departement Internationale Programme (80%-100%)   In dieser Funktion sind Sie für die finanzielle Planung, das Controlling und Reporting des Departements, für das Personalwesen der zwölf Länderbüros mit rund 40 Mitarbeitenden sowie für die Finanzprozesse der Projekte der Partnerorganisationen zuständig mit folgenden Aufgabenbereichen: - Durchführung des gesamten Finanzcontrollings des Departements sowie von Finanzplanung, -abwicklung, -analyse sowie -fortschrittskontrolle der Programme und Projekte - Erstellung von Grundlagen und Dokumenten für die Jahresplanung, den Jahresbericht sowie für die Vierjahresplanung für Programme und Projekte - Enge Zusammenarbeit mit der Leitung Zentrale Dienste zwecks Kostenplanung, Kontrolle, Rechnungsprüfung und Berichterstattung - Durchführung von Digitalisierungsprojekten im Bereich Finanzen und Personalwesen - Erarbeitung von Personalführungsinstrumenten für das Departement - Unterstützung des gesamten HR-Bereichs und Umsetzung der Personalpolitik und -administration innerhalb des Departementes bezüglich der Mitarbeitenden in den Länderbüros - Unterstützung der Mitarbeitenden in Trogen wie in den Länderbüros in finanziellen, personellen und administrativen Fragen (2 bis 3 Feldbesuche pro Jahr)   Sie sind eine engagierte, selbständige sowie kommunikative Persönlichkeit und verfügen über:   - ein betriebswirtschaftliches Studium, idealerweise mit Schwerpunkt Finanzen und Controlling - mehrjährige Berufserfahrung im Programm- und Projektcontrolling - die Fähigkeit zu vernetztem Denken und Arbeiten - Erfahrung im Bereich Internationale Zusammenarbeit und praxisbezogenes Grundwissen für internationales Personalwesen - hohe IT-Affinität und gute Kenntnisse im Umgang mit ERP-Systemen, idealerweise Abacus, sowie ausgezeichnete MS-Office Kenntnisse - sehr gute Sprachkenntnisse in Deutsch und Englisch, Kenntnisse in Spanisch von Vorteil   Sie sind ein*e Finanz-Allrounder*in mit einer generalistischen Arbeitsweise. Sie arbeiten gerne im Team, sind analytisch, strukturiert und initiativ. Belastbarkeit, Zuverlässigkeit sowie eine lösungs- und ressourcenorientierten Denk- und Handlungsweise runden Ihr Profil idealerweise ab.   Wir bieten Ihnen eine vielseitige und herausfordernde Tätigkeit in einer international und schweizweit tätigen Non-Profit-Organisation, ein multikulturelles Umfeld sowie gute Anstellungsbedingungen mit der Möglichkeit, teilweise im Homeoffice zu arbeiten. Für auswärtige Mitarbeitende stehen zudem preiswerte Personalzimmer im Kinderdorf zur Verfügung.   Haben wir Ihr Interesse geweckt? Wenn Sie unser Anforderungsprofil weitgehend erfüllen, dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen inkl. Lohnvorstellungen.   cinfo ist mit der Durchführung der Vorauswahl beauftragt. Wenn Sie Fragen zur Bewerbung haben, wenden Sie sich bitte bei allgemeinen Fragen an recruitment@cinfo.ch, oder bei spezifischen Fragen zur Stelle an die jetzige Stelleninhaberin, Isabelle Wippermann, unter der direkten Telefonnummer +41 71 343 73 80.   Weitere Informationen über die Stiftung finden Sie auf [www.pestalozzi.ch](http://www.pestalozzi.ch/).

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01/04/2021

Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator (UN System Coordination) (SARC, P3)

Moldova, Chişinău, Chisinau - UN RCO

  As part of the [SARC Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/de/sarc-programme-swiss-nationals), this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC.   The post is reserved for Swiss nationals holding a Master's degree and strong interest in a career in multilateral organisations (max. age: 38 years).   The UN plays a significant role as the largest provider of grant based technical assistance in Moldova and as a convener of Development Partners in the country. The UN Country Team (UNCT) in Moldova consists of 24 agencies, funds and programmes addressing a wide range of national development challenges. The UNCT is led by the UN Resident Coordinator, who is the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Moldova. The UNCT ensures interagency coordination and decision-making at the country level. The goal is to plan and work together, as part of the Resident Coordinator system, to ensure the delivery of tangible results in support of the development agenda of the Government, including the [UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework](https://unsdg.un.org/2030-agenda/cooperation-framework) - which guides the UN country team's development programme cycle, in joint agreement with the host government.   The Special Assistant to the UN Resident Coordinator is integral part of the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and plays a key role in ensuring that the UN in Moldova remains on the cutting edge of the global reform, providing its good practice to countries around the world, and - most importantly - promoting delivery of development results in a more effective and efficient manner.   The SARC reinforces the capacity of his/her team to support high quality, focused and strategic cooperation frameworks for UN agencies, funds and programmes to support national priorities and plans; develop and implement integrated and joint programmes; monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contribute to the 2030 Agenda; liaise with UN counterparts/representatives; and enable national counterparts to access the expertise of UN agencies, funds and programmes.   The SARC will work in close collaboration with UN agencies, funds and programs, their programme and operations teams, technical advisors and experts, multilateral and bilateral donors and civil society to ensure successful and transparent coordination of UN activities.   In particular, the SARC will focus on improving coordinated support from the UN Moldova to vulnerable groups and to strengthen the engagement with this groups as essential aspect of Leave No One Behind. This will be within the frame of the national priorities as outlined in national development strategy Moldova 2030, the Voluntary National Review, the Covid-19 Response and Recovery Plan, and the UN / Government of Moldova Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development. Main duties will include:   - Strategic focus on analysis of vulnerable groups and development of programme and policy opportunities to support them - Supports the strategic functions of the RC Office and its Front-office - Supports the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) and coordination with other strategic UN processes, with special focus in vulnerable groups   Please find the full job description here: For the SARC programme sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 38 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations  Please note that current/former Swiss JPOs are not eligible.   For this position: - Master's degree in development studies, International Relations, or Social Sciences - A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing advice and support to decision-makers.UN DESA counts work experience gained after completion of the first university degree (BA) at 100%. Internship experience is counted as 50%, regardless of whether paid or not - Field experience from development context is required, as is practical experience of programme management, work planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting - Previous experience designing and developing analysis and/or programs to support vulnerable groups - Familiarity with Agenda 2030 - Full proficiency in the use of office software packages, including spreadsheet, presentation and database applications, as well as experience in using web-based systems - Fluency in English Desired: - Experience working with civil society organisations, particularly in relation to supporting vulnerable groups - Professional exposure to the United Nations system and multilateral experience - Experience in gender/Human rights mainstreaming and programming - Russian or Romanian     Please find more details in the full job description.     Important details regarding your application   Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents' - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents' Please note that current/former Swiss JPOs are not eligible.     Application deadline: 25 April 2021 First round of interviews:  06 + 10 May 2021 in Bienne/Switzerland or via videoconference Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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01/04/2021 - 25/04/2021

Executive Director

Switzerland, Bern, Biel - SAD

The [Swiss Academy for Development](http://sad.ch/en) (SAD) is a centre of excellence for sport and development. We use sport & play to empower disadvantaged children and young people in Switzerland and internationally to become healthy, educated and employed citizens. SAD was founded in 1991 as a not-for-profit foundation in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.     Vacancy Announcement: Executive Director (70- 100%)   We are looking for an Executive Director to lead our passionate team and to take on the overall responsibility for the execution of the strategic plans over overseeing the programmes. Other key duties include fundraising, networking, and project management.     Main responsibilities - Overall: Lead the development and execution of the strategic plan to fulfil the organization's mandate; work with staff and the board to ensure that SAD's mandate and mission is fulfilled through strategic planning, projects, and networking - Financial performance/fundraising: develop and oversee resources to ensure the financial health of the organisation - Project management: design and manage projects and/or mandates   Requirements - Master's (or PhD) in a relevant subject (social sciences, international relations, human movements science etc.) or equivalent experience - Several years' work experience in development cooperation (preferably including field experience) - Capacity to build up strong networks with national and international actors in development cooperation, including donor organisations; experienced in fundraising - Experience in leadership/management positions; expertise in strategic/organisational development, including good understanding of financial management - Outstanding networking, communication, and presentation skills - Experience in managing development projects, including experience in project design and proposal writing - Knowledge of key issues of areas SAD is active in ? sport, education etc. - A good overview of the development cooperation policy landscape is desirable - Sound methodological knowledge of M&E (monitoring & evaluation) is desirable - Proficient in German and English (C1) - Willingness to travel internationally (4-6 weeks yearly)   Place of work Biel/Bienne, Switzerland with the opportunity for home-based work (up to 50%)   ​Starting Date 1 September 2021 (or as per agreement) Our Offer We offer a challenging and exciting leadership role in a dynamic environment with a highly engaged team.   Does this challenge appeal to you? We have mandated cinfo for the pre-selection for this position. If you have any questions, please contact Urs Stauffer at urs.stauffer@cinfo.ch or +41 32 366 54 13.   We are looking forward to receive your complete application by 18 April 2021. The first round of interviews will take place on 18 May 2021.  

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17/03/2021 - 18/04/2021

Social worker for psychosocial support, Juba, South Sudan

South Sudan, Jubek, Juba - AGIAMONDO

In the [Civil Peace Service (CPS)](https://www.agiamondo.de/angebot/ziviler-friedensdienst.html) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in [South Sudan](https://www.agiamondo.de/angebot/ziviler-friedensdienst/laenderprogramme.html), AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures.   To set up a psychosocial support service for students and staff at the Catholic University of South Sudan (CUoSS), we are looking for a   Social worker for psychosocial support, Juba, South Sudan to start as soon as possible.   Your new role The [Catholic University of South Sudan](https://www.cuofss.org) (CUoSS) in the capital Juba embodies the multicultural diversity of the country. The fast-growing institution strives to provide a supportive learning environment for students from all groups of the population to enable them to receive a good education. Based on the cornerstones of the Christian faith and guided by the principles of Catholic social teaching, it contributes to a pluralistic, peaceful and fair future for the country. Together with the university pastoral care service, you will develop psychosocial support services and accompany the students and staff of the university in coping with stress after stressful events.   Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks: - Working with the university pastoral care service, you will develop support services for students and staff to help them cope better with stressful and traumatising experiences. - You will actively make contact with students and staff and bring yourself and your services, for example a cultural and sports programme to promote mental resilience and strengthen relationships between students, into the extra-curricular life of the university. - You will provide support in the conceptual development of peace education topics, such as 'Reconciliation beyond ethnicity', and conduct workshops on these topics. - You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds locally in accordance with the donor and AGIAMONDO guidelines. In doing so, you will work in partnership with the CUoSS.   Your profile - You have completed a university degree in psychology, education, social work, educational science, curative education or religious studies. - You have several years of professional experience in the field of psychosocial support and have been able to develop and implement concepts in this subject area. - You have already worked outside Europe, ideally in international development and peace work. - You are diplomatic and possess intercultural communication skills, to enable you to deal with the relevant players in a manner based on mutual partnership. - You have a very good command of English, knowledge of Arabic is an advantage, and you hold a valid driver's licence. - You are an EU or Swiss citizen, identify with the goals and concerns of the church-based development and peace-building work and look forward to working in a Christian-oriented organisation.   What AGIAMONDO offers - Individual and thorough preparation - Three-year contract (with option of renewal), social security and remuneration under the Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz) - Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice   We look forward to receiving your detailed application (cover letter, [Europass CV](https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/de), certificates in PDF format) by no later than 18/04/2021 via the Vacancies section of our website.   Your contact: Jacqueline Kallmeyer   AGIAMONDO e.V. | PO Box 210128 | 50527 Cologne www.agiamondo.de www.facebook.de/AGIAMONDO   Corona - Information for applicants Dear applicants, Even in the current situation, we will gladly accept your application via the online application portal. We are currently conducting the selection process online. We offer our preparatory courses as digital services. Currently, many of our development workers work from home. Some of them had to leave their places of work temporarily and stay in their home countries. Whether and when development workers can work on the ground on projects again, we will decide in each individual case responsibly and together with the partners.

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15/03/2021 - 18/04/2021
New!

Head of Sector Strategy, Knowledge & Learning Unit*

Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Bonn - Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with a contract duration of two years. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Bonn, Germany.   You will manage three thematic areas: The technical experts around the topic Food Security (Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Nutrition, WASH, Economic Development, Civil Society Promotion), the MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning) team and ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development). With your team, you will support Welthungerhilfe's country offices in the implementation of programmes in development cooperation and humanitarian aid. You will also ensure that cross-cutting issues are anchored in the programmes worldwide. In this way, you contribute to the implementation of Welthungerhilfe's 'One Planet - Zero Hunger' strategy.   Your responsibilities - Leadership and strategic direction of the Sector Strategy, Knowledge & Learning unit. - Further development of strategies, concepts and methods to fight hunger in cooperation with Welthungerhilfe's country offices and other units. - Strengthen the quality of country programmes and projects in close collaboration with other units in the programme department. - Ensure networking and collaboration with internal organizational units, such as Innovation and Policy and external partner organizations, research institutions, think tanks, and other stakeholders. - Expand knowledge management and organizational learning approaches. - Evaluating relevant trends, external initiatives, and innovations.   Your profile - You have completed a university or polytechnic degree - You have at least five years of professional and management experience in a development policy context, ideally some of it abroad. - You are experienced in knowledge management and organizational learning. - You are experienced in agile methods and analytical thinking. - You have a high degree of cooperation skills and succeed in creating internal and external networks. - You are open to new trends and innovations and react flexibly to changing conditions. - Willingness to travel at short notice in Germany and abroad - Very good knowledge of English, knowledge of German and French would be an advantage   Our offer We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under 'Our benefits'.     [Please send your application via our online recruiting system by April 30, 2021 by following this link. Your contact person is Ina Stepka.](https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=5750&company=WelthungerP)   *Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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12/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
New!

Unit Head - P5

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The Department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparedness (GHP) advances global efforts to prevent and control existing and emerging infectious diseases by increasing access to evidence-based interventions; fostering impactful innovation and leveraging technical, operational and strategic partnerships. In addition, GHP develops global mechanisms to facilitate coordination and collaboration between countries and multi-sectoral partners for catastrophic events of natural, accidental or deliberate origin. The department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparednessis committed to delivering GPW13 Outcome 2.2 Epidemics and pandemics prevented, through:   i. Delivering risk assessment, technical guidance, interventions and control strategies for country impact. ii. Promoting innovation and adoption of new technologies. iii. Aligning and coordinating international action through trusted partnership. iv. Ensuring vulnerable populations have access to life-saving interventions and supplies.   The Biorisks and Health Security Protection team's primary role is to ensure public health goals are upheld in situations that involve the security sector. The Interface has four pillars of work: risk assessment, foresight, risk mitigation and risk management. The team provides a Secretariat function for the implementation of the four pillars, ensuring coordination between stakeholders and partners and increasing advocacy and awareness raising. The second function of the team to lead on the risk assessment and risk management pillars through building trusted partnerships; facilitating a UN-wide coordinated approach; and delivering tools and guidance.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities: - Generic Duties: - Provides technical leadership, coordination and managerial support within the Department/Programme, in the Unit of Biorisks and Health Security Protection ensuring that activities in this area are carried out efficiently and effectively, including deliberate events detection, risk assessment, investigation and capacity strengthening through partnerships as well as Infectious hazards foresight. - Develops and proposes technical health policies and strategies for implementation through collaboration with Regional and Country Offices and provides advice in developing further the Biorisks and Health Security Protection for strengthening and improving technical capacity of target clienteles, including deliberate event preparedness and response activities; encourage information-sharing and lessons learning in a proactive manner. - Oversees a unit of technical teams specialized in various domains within their area of expertise and facilitates the efficient flow of team synergies within the department and beyond. - Manages the programme area in delivering its objectives through efficient managing asmall team of technical staff, financial resources and effective work planning to optimize the programme's deliverables in line with the mandate of the Organization. - Leads and conducts research on best practices in implementing programmes and activities and dissemination of information for capacity building in the respective area of work. - Manages the monitoring and evaluation and reporting of the subject area of work of key performance indicators and reporting requirements and mechanisms to optimize performance of Programme deliverables. - Serves as the technical reference among the peer community, UN Agencies and other stakeholders at the technical levels in the respective area of expertise.Liaises with and utilizes partnerships in other UN Agencies, Donor, or research Institutions and WHO Collaborating centres in the Biorisks and Health Security protection to position the technical area of work and implementation into Global and/or National policies.  - Represent the programme area of work at various meetings to advocate Biorisks and Health Security protection. Perform all other related duties as assigned, including replacing and/or backstopping.   - Specific duties: The incumbent is expected to develop 3 areas of work: - Biosafety and Biosecurity: Oversee WHO Laboratory biosafety and biosecurity program, In-house coordinator with external laboratory experts, oversee Smallpox repository inspections. - Biorisk Preparedness and Capacity Building: Manage Health and Security Sector Interface, develop and oversees the WHO deliberate event task force, oversee technical aspects of biological preparedness and response across WHO. - Foresight on infectious hazards: Identify scenarios for the future, assess, and recommend actions regarding preparedness for infectious hazards and health security protection taking into account emerging social, political, environmental, health, technological or scientific trends. - Interact with the other Units of the department and other departments using a matrix approach to develop the foresight function for WHE , in particular leverage on strategic and technical advisory groups to feed into foresight discussions.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: - An advanced level university degree in medicine, public health, chemistry or biology. Desirable: - Studies in (business) management or international affairs, or diplomacy.   Experience Essential: - A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the management of bio risks or epidemics and Health Security Interface, including experience in the area of health policies and strategies. - Demonstrated experience managing human and financial resources. - Demonstrated experience at the international level. - Track record and experience of supervision of staff.   Desirable: - Experience in project management. - Experience working with legal international instruments and institutions in the context of security and emergency systems. - Experience of work in international organizations.   Skills - Concrete skills in the planning and coordination of multidisciplinary public health programmes, which may include the implementation of a public health/disease control programmes. - Strong skills in the area of developing and establishing polices and strategies. - Excellent skills and ability in managing diverse teams and financial resources. - Good skills in mobilizing resources. - Ability to engage and communicate effectively and diplomatically with external partners including Ministries of Health, Donor institutions, Civil Society and other stakeholders. - Commitment to collaborate effectively with other key partners in the Health Subject area.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Driving the Organization's Position in Health Leadership - Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: - Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: - Intermediate knowledge of French. - Intermediate knowledge of UN Language.     REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 89,837 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 6161 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.           ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
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Technical Officer (Health Expenditure Tracking) - P3

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The objective of the Health Financing (HEF)unit is to foster the development of equitable and efficient forms of health financing that enable countries to sustain progress towards Universal Health Coverage. This will be achieved through policy support to countries in concert with WHO Regional and Country Offices, the development and application of tools and approaches, the production of related knowledge products to feed into national policy and implementation processes, collaborating with and guiding partner agencies, and capacity building in health financing for Universal Health Coverage.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   The incumbent will, under the broad guidance and supervision of the first level supervisor:1. Contribute to data preparation, review, and consultation in collaboration with regional offices and relevant technical partners.2. Contribute to the development of methods and guidelines and country capacity building activities in collaboration with WHO regional and country offices3. Contribute to the development of overall data quality control strategy and carry out specific data quality control interventions;4. Liaise with external partners on data import, data exchange and sharing, as well as facilitation to global technical working group on macro indicators, external aid and any other technical topic that may emerge;5. Liaise with the Global Health Observatory (GHO) and regional offices on WHO internal data exchange and contribute to overall Global Health Expenditure Database (GHED) annual update and publication process, maintain the health accounts website, and communication;6. Contribute to in-depth health financing data analysis, global health expenditure report, and data visualization;7. Perform other related duties as assigned.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: A first university degree related to economics, health economics, statistics, or public finance with quantitative application. Desirable: An advanced universitydegree in one of the above-noted areas would be an asset.   Experience Essential: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in health financing, public finance, data analysis, health economics (preferably relating to resource tracking), or in monitoring and evaluation. Demonstrated experience at the international level. Desirable: Experience relating to resource tracking.   Skills --> Knowledge of System Health Accounts 2011 framework.--> Understand the concept of health financing, overall health system operation, and public finance system.--> Knowledge of health expenditure data and quantitative analytical skills using statistical software, such as STATA, R, etc. --> Knowledge of data presentation software, such as Tableau or PowerBI.--> Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, diplomacy and courtesy.--> Team spirit and time management skills.DesirableKnowledge of Health Accounts Production Tool (HAPT).   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Producing results - Moving forward in a changing environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: Expert knowledge of UN Language.     REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 62,120 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 4260 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.             ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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12/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
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Coordinator, Legislation and Governance - P5

Philippines, Manila, Manila - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   For the Future: Towards the Healthiest and Safest Region outlines a vision for WHO work with Member States and partners in the Western Pacific. Strong, resilient, sustainable health systems are integral to delivering the four thematic priorities. Up to 60% of people living in some countries in the Region do not have access to safe, quality and affordable health services and medicines. One in five families spend 10% of their income on health care. This threatens individuals, families, communities and economies. DHS will contribute to taking forward the vision of, and the thematic priorities in For the Future. DHS will support Member States with high quality advice and assistance on health financing, health workforce, medical products, quality and safety, law and governance, women and children, rehabilitation, surgery and health services including primary health care so that they can build resilient, responsive and sustainable health systems. UNIT MANDATE: Health Policy and Service Design (HPS) - HPS supports Member States to develop and implement policies, strategies, and plans and service delivery design, including primary health care, to strengthen governance, financing, health workforce in order to ensure access to needed promotive, preventative, curative, rehabilitative and palliative services without financial hardship. Essential Medicines and Health Technologies (EMT) - EMT supports Member States to strengthen pharmaceutical systems and regulations, including for traditional medicines to ensure equitable access to quality-assured, safe and effective therapies and health technologies and works along with other programmes to accelerate the fight against antimicrobial resistance in the Western Pacific Region. Maternal Child Health and Quality Safety (MCQ) - MCQ supports Member States to improve health systems to provide the best and safest possible health facility services to all people, regardless of race, beliefs, gender, economic and social condition and to ensure UHC serves all people, starting from women and children. Health Law and Ethics (HLE) - HLE supports Member States to understand, develop and implement quality and ethical legal frameworks for health. Grounded in human rights and international good practice standards, legal frameworks for health guide transformative policies and innovative programming.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Under the guidance and supervision of the Director, Health Systems and Services, the general guidance of the Director of Programme Management (DPM) and in close collaboration with Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) technical division directors, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities: 1. Provide technical guidance and leadership on health system governance and legislation in the Regional Office and in support of country office teams. 2. Implement the Western Pacific Action Agenda on Strengthening Legal frameworks for Health in the Sustainable Development Goals and review country health system legislation in general and with a specific focus on universal health coverage. 3. Assist Member States in the legislative process related to the development and implementation of national and subnational health policies, stratefies and plans, including problem analysis; development and drafting; implementation; and monitoring of health laws and regulations. 4. Manage and supervise country reviews on legislation and policies in health systems including policies and regulation for different sectors and/or other stakeholders, including COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 public health related legislation. 5. Lead the management of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health. 6. Lead knowledge management and sharing of experiences and lessons learned in the area of health systems legislation and governance in the Region and beyond. 7. Lead the development of guidance and technical support to Member States on the application of public health ethics and clinical ethics in addressing health priorities. 8. Manage the secretariat activities for the Asia-Pacific National Ethics/Bioethics Committees network, including capacity-building and direct country-support actions.  9. Supervise the capacity-building of knowledge on health law for Member States and WHO staff through the development and maintenance of the Health Law Webtool to provide legal information on a range of health topics in the Wester Pacific Region, and through regional-and country-specifc workshops on governance and legislation. 10. Manage the technical support and guidance of Member States on disability-inclusion within health systems, including through the focus on removing or reducing discrimination within health service delivery. 11. Supervise and coordinate the work of the Health Law and Ethics team in undertaking the abovementioned duties: a. Manage planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and reporting of programme area; b. Manage the HLE team to make the best use of the expertise of each member and create a positive environment for joint team efforts; c. Establish close working relationships with WHO headquarters, country offices, other WHO regions, units within DHS, other divisions in the Regional Office and build partnership with development partners, including collaborating centres to support countries' specific requests on legislation planning and policy development.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Bachelor's degree in health sciences, social sciences or related fields with a master's degree (or higher) in law; or bachelor's degree in law with a master's degree (or higher) in law, health sciences, social sciences or other related fields. Desirable: Postgraduate degree in international development or related areas.   Experience Essential: Minimum ten years of relevant professional working experience, at national and international levels, in the areas of law reform or health governance including the review and development of legislation and regulation. Experience in team management and leadership. Desirable: Experience in law reform related to countries in the Western Pacific Region.   Skills -Ability to conduct health governance analysis. -Capacity to analyse legislative proposals and impact on health and health systems. -Sound knowledge of legal principles for public health. -Communication skills with the ability to present clearly and logically in written and oral form. -Organizational skills with the ability to work within strict deadlines. -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Driving the Organization to a Successful Future - Ensuring the effective use of resources - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of written and spoken english. Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of other UN languages.   REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 89,837 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3608 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.           ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/04/2021 - 29/04/2021
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Health Systems Coordinator - P5

Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   For the Future: Towards the Healthiest and Safest Region outlines a vision for WHO work with Member States and partners in the Western Pacific.  Strong, resilient, sustainable health systems are integral to delivering the four thematic priorities.  Up to 60% of people living in some countries in the Region do not have access to safe, quality and affordable health services and medicines.  One in five families spend 10% of their income on health care.  This threatens individuals, families, communities and economies.  The Division of Health Systems (DHS) will contribute to taking forward the vision of, and the thematic priorities in, For the Future.  DHS will support Member States with high quality advice and assistance on health financing, health workforce, medical products, quality and safety, law and governance, women and children, rehabilitation, surgery and health services including primary health care so that they can build resilient, responsive and sustainable health systems.   UNIT MANDATES: 1. Health Policy and Service Design (HPS) - HPS supports Member States to develop and implement policies, strategies, and plans and service delivery design, including primary health care, to strengthen governance, financing, health workforce in order to ensure access to needed promotive, preventative, curative, rehabilitative and palliative services without financial hardship. 2. Essential Medicines and Health Technologies (EMT)- EMT supports Member States to strengthen pharmaceutical systems and regulations, including for   traditional medicines to ensure equitable access to quality-assured, safe and effective therapies and health technologies and works along with other programmes to accelerate the fight against antimicrobial resistance in the Western Pacific Region. 3. Maternal Child Health and Quality Safety (MCQ) - MCQ supports Member States to improve health systems to provide the best and safest possible health facility services to all people, regardless of race, beliefs, gender, economic and social condition and to ensure universal health coverage serves all people, starting from women and children. 4. Health Law and Ethics (HLE) - HLE supports Member States to understand, develop and implement quality and ethical legal frameworks for health.  Grounded in human rights and international good practice standards, legal frameworks for health guide transformative policies and innovative programming.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   1. Works with senior officials in Cambodia (in the health sector as well as liaising extensively with other sectors) and takes the lead role within WHO, on issues related to service delivery, health systems strengthening and primary health care at multiple levels and with multiple stakeholders in the health care system in Cambodia, including but not limited to: - Health policy development and health planning in the context of a decentralizing health system; - Health services delivery and management at multiple levels, focusing on a people-centric primary health care approach with strong referral system; - Human resources for health planning; - Public health law and regulation needs in an evolving healthcare landscape; - Quality improvement initiatives: - Health financing mechanisms (especially in the context of the new National Social Protection Strategy and updated Social Health Protection masterplan, in order to achieve universal coverage); - National budgeting and financial management processes; - Health Information System, promoting intersectoral coordination of data gathering (including for civil registration purposes with the ministries of interior and planning); - Pharmaceuticals and technologies; - Identification of progress and bottlenecks, and resetting of priorities accordingly; - Studies and recommendations on allocation and generation of financial resources and the use of cost-effectiveness criteria; - Donor and health sector coordination including sector-wide processes in health; - Private-public partnerships in health, particularly strengthening the capacity of the government to play an effective stewardship role in such relationships; and - Provides cross-sectoral support to the technical programmes, in connection to the issues of gender, human rights, equity and social determinants of health. 2. Provides technical support and advice to other WHO staff members and programmes on issued related to health systems, particularly those related to embedding both noncommunicable and communicable disease control within health systems at both central and peripheral levels; 3. Oversees, manages and coordinates the WHO technical inputs that are not provided directly by the staff member, including coordination of technical assistance within the health systems team, as well as across teams in the WHO Country Office; 4. Coordinates and provides technical inputs to Cambodia, other agencies, and other programmes in WHO, in developing proposals for funding in the areas of health systems strengthening (e.g. Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, Global Funds for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria) and related areas as required; 5. Negotiates agreed positions on health systems issued with other UN agencies, donor agencies, and other multilateral agencies and/or initiatives in the Region; 6. Follows up emerging issues in allocated GPW Outcomes, and participate in Senior Management Group chaired by the HWO.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Advanced university degree in a field directly related to health policy, health planning and management, or health financing with a first university degree in a health or health-related field.   Experience Essential: Minimum of ten years'experience in policy development, planning, management or development of health systems dealing with public health issues, including at least five years at national or international level, and at least five years' experience in low-or middle-income countries; proven ability to interact effectively at the political level with multiple high-level stakeholders.   Desirable: Relevant experience in WHO, UN or international organizations.   Skills - Ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice on various aspects of health systems development. - Technical expertise in situational analysis of health systems for planning, monitoring and evaluation and institutional development purposes. - Ability to analyse political contexts and interact and negotiate effectively across multiple interests. -Capable to plan, analyse data and design studies.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Ensuring the effective use of resources - Driving the Organization to a Successful Future - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of written and spoken english.   REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 89,837 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2807 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level. - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.         ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/04/2021 - 29/04/2021
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Senior Advisor, Evaluation - P5

United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington D.C. - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENT This requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) The Planning, Budget and Evaluation (PBE) Department is in charge of PAHO's strategic planning, budget management, performance assessment and evaluation. PBE leads the development of the Organization's six-year Strategic Plan (SP) and biennial Program and Budget (PB), and implementation of PAHO's evaluation policy. It leads the operational planning process, including the elaboration of organizational entities' Biennial Work Plans (BWP), and the Performance Monitoring and Assessment (PMA) process to measure progress towards the goals, objectives and results in the Strategic Plan and Program and Budget, within a framework of Results-Based Management (RBM). PBE also allocates resources to programs and monitors implementation throughout each biennium.  The Planning, Budget and Evaluation Department reports regularly to PAHO's Executive Management and Governing Bodies and to WHO for the Region of the Americas, on planning, budget, performance and evaluation matters, and coordinates the assignment and use of resources within the PAHO Secretariat.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director (DD) and the direct supervision of the Director, Planning, Budget and Evaluation (PBE), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties: - Provide strategic, policy and operational advice and lead the process for the implementation of the Organization's Evaluation functions; develop mechanisms to include the active participation of relevant entities of the Organization; ensure all evaluation-related products in PAHO are of excellent quality, and contribute to corporate accountability, evidence-based policymaking, organizational learning and performance improvement of technical cooperation; - Develop the PAHO Evaluation Policy; conduct periodic reviews and update document as necessary; - Develop and lead the implementation of the PAHO Evaluation Work Plan covering two years on a rolling basis, to be approved by PAHO's Executive Management (EXM) every six months; - Provide strategic advice and inform the PAHO Director on evaluation-related issues of organization-wide importance; - Liaise with WHO's Evaluation Office and provide support for all Type I (WHO Corporate) evaluations in which PAHO will participate; - Manage all external contracts for Type II (PAHO corporate thematic, programmatic and organizational) evaluations, including issuance of bid solicitations, development of contracts, and verification of satisfactory submission of evaluation reports; - Review all evaluation reports for compliance with the requirements of PAHO's Evaluation Policy; - Ensure the explicit link between evaluation findings and corporate planning and reporting; - Report to the Director and EXM on all evaluation activities in the Organization through the Annual Evaluation Report; - Report to PAHO's Governing Bodies on PAHO's evaluation function as part of the End of Biennium Assessment Reports; - Maintain an online inventory of all evaluations performed in PAHO; - Develop and maintain a system to track and follow up on management responses to evaluations; - Prepare and provide guidance material and advice for the preparation, conduct and follow-up of evaluations; - Develop/improve and maintain information resources and capacity-building activities in evaluation for PAHO staff, including the coordination with evaluation focal points in PAHO entities; - Participate in and contribute to the UN Evaluation Group; - Provide leadership, guidance and monitoring of supervised staff by setting clear work objectives, ensuring timely and effective use of performance reviews and feedback mechanisms, engaging in regular communications, and solving interpersonal or technical conflicts; establish and support a learning environment, to include staff development in the Organization's fundamentals, managerial competencies and technical expertise; - Perform other duties, as assigned.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education: Essential: A bachelor's and a master's degree in one of the social sciences, business or public administration, a scientific field, public health or medicine, or in any area related to the functions of the post, from a recognized university. Desirable: Specialized training or a degree in Evaluation would be an asset. In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.  WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  The list can be accessed through the link:  http://www.whed.net/.  PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process.   Experience: Essential: Thirteen years of combined national and international progressively responsible professional experience in the field of evaluation, program management, performance monitoring and assessment, audit, or internal oversight, including supervisory experience. Desirable: Experience performing evaluations in a multilateral institution.  Experience working in a development setting.     SKILLS: PAHO Competencies: - Overall attitude at work: Maintains integrity and takes a clear ethical approach and stance; demonstrates commitment to the Organization's mandate and promotes the values of the Organization in daily work and behavior; is accountable for work carried out in line with own role and responsibilities; is respectful towards, and trusted by, colleagues and counterparts. - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Relates well to diversity in others and capitalizes on such diversity - Treats all people with dignity and respect. Relates well to people with different cultures, gender, orientations, backgrounds and/or positions; examines own behavior to avoid stereotypical responses; considers issues from the perspective of others and values their diversity. - Teamwork: Advocates for collaboration across the Organization - Creates and encourages a climate of team- working and collaboration across the Organization; sees cooperation as a key Organizational priority and creates collaborative systems and processes to achieve Organizational goals. Actively identifies and tackles disagreements between internal and external counterparts that compromise the Organization's goals and mandate; diplomatically facilitates the resolution of conflicts between others and ensures strategic partnerships with a range of key stakeholders; maintains and extends an effective collaborative network of individuals inside and outside the Organization. - Communication: Express oneself clearly when speaking/Share knowledge - Articulates the Organization's strategic objectives when formulating and delivering information and presentations and adapts presentation methodology to address the needs of different audiences.  Shares decisions and directives of senior management and communicates them in a manner that ensures both understanding and acceptance; shares knowledge and best practice at the three Organizational levels (country, regional and global), as necessary. - Creating an empowering and motivating environment:  Provide direction/Support, motivate and empower others - Oversees and provides teams and departments with clear managerial directions which are translated from Organizational strategy.  Builds a performance culture in the Organization; contributes to setting Organizational performance goals and standards; monitors Organizational performance against milestones and strategic goals; identifies and nurtures talent as appropriate. Promotes autonomy and empowerment throughout the Organization; inspires enthusiasm and a positive attitude in people towards their work and contribution to the Organization's success. - Ensuring effective use of resources: Strategize and set clear objectives/Monitor progress and use resources well - Sets specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely objectives for own team and/or the Organization; systematically analyses and anticipates priority projects for own team and allocates necessary resources to achieve them; identifies the cross-Organizational resources needed for large- scale projects in line with key Organizational objectives.  Anticipates foreseeable changes and adapts own and team's projects in the face of unforeseen circumstances and/ or challenges; creates measures and criteria to monitor progress of overall projects against key Organizational objectives; creates cost-effective solutions for the Organization. - Driving the Organization to a successful future: Constructive leadership style/ Set the vision and build commitment - Leads and develops a road map for successfully achieving real progress in the Organization's mandate, including consultation with key stakeholders; demonstrates respectful, trustworthy, transparent and accountable behavior in order to develop a reliable and coherent identity for the Organization. Creates a coherent Organizational vision of shared and successful goals; fosters a culture of vision and long- term goals, recognizing and rewarding efforts to maximize the Organization's value. Technical Expertise: - Expert theoretical and practical knowledge of corporate evaluation methodologies, planning, monitoring and reporting in the health or social sector, and disciplines related to results-based management, policy analysis and planning. - Thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of evaluation best practices in a multilateral environment, including institutional analysis and reporting. - Broad knowledge and application of the principles for the development of information systems and communication platforms in support of corporate evaluation. - Ability to work independently and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while producing results.  - Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, tact and ability to effectively communicate with personnel at all levels and from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. - Strong writing and oral skills, including the development of reports and presentations for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization. Languages: Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language.  Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset. IT Skills: Demonstrated ability to effectively use a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are essential.  Knowledge of information systems and virtual platforms related to planning, monitoring, reporting and follow-up on corporate evaluations would be an asset.   REMUNERATION Annual Salary: (Net of taxes) $89,837.00 + post adjustment Post Adjustment: 49.6% of the above figure(s).  This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. A written test may be used as a form of screening. Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to PAHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and e-Manual. For information on PAHO please visit: http://www.paho.org PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. PAHO/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. PAHO/WHO offers an attractive compensation package including an annual net salary and post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance).  Other benefits include:  30 days annual leave, dependency benefits, pension plan and health insurance scheme.  Benefits for internationally recruited staff may include home leave, travel and removal expenses on appointment and separation, education grant for dependent children, assignment grant and rental subsidy. Candidates appointed to an international post with PAHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post.  Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration. A written test and/or interview will be held for this post.  The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes.           ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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12/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
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Medical Officer - P5

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The Department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparedness (GHP) advances global efforts to prevent and control existing and emerging infectious diseases by increasing access to evidence-based interventions; fostering impactful innovation; and leveraging technical, operational and strategic partnerships. In addition, GIH develops global mechanisms to facilitate coordination and collaboration between countries and multi-sectoral partners for catastrophic events of natural, accidental or deliberate origin. The department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparednessis committed to delivering GPW13 Outcome 2.2 Epidemics and pandemics prevented, through: Delivering risk assessment, technical guidance, interventions and control strategies for country impact; Promoting innovation and adoption of new technologiesand aligning and coordinating international action through trusted partnership; Ensuring vulnerable populations have access to life-saving interventions and supplies. The Emerging Diseases and Zoonoses (EZD) team develops strategies, guidance, global mechanisms and interventions to address high threat pathogens responsible for epidemics or pandemics thereby reducing their impact on affected populations and limiting their international spread. This team deals with known emerging and re-emerging high threat pathogens such as zoonotic diseases (for example Nipah virus and Hendra virus); arboviruses (for example zika and chikungunya); respiratory pathogens (for example MERS and plague); and bio-risks (for example smallpox).     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities:   1. Serve as the lead of WHO's Zika Task Force and coordinate the work of the secretariat for all aspects of control of Zika virus disease, including engagement with internal and external partners to ensure alignment and harmonization of clearly planned activities.   2. Provide technical leadership and authoritative expert advice on WHO's overall technical work on Zika developing a global, evidence-based, comprehensive strategic and operational framework, guidance and establishment of a prioritized and programmatically-relevant research agenda.   3. Lead the technical aspects of resource mobilization activities, coordination of inputs from various WHO departments in line with the Zika global strategic framework and advocate with stakeholders and partners.   4. Establish coordination mechanisms, partnerships and networks to facilitate knowledge-generation and -sharing on all aspects of the virus, the disease, control measures to mitigate the public health impact through identification and prioritization of gaps in knowledge. Develop, implement and monitor progress on the plan of activities through relevant WHO departments.   5. Collaborativtely monitor the risk of Zika and creation of new knowledge, ensure quality of information received from all related fields (maternal and child health, reproductive health, mental health, vector control, immunizations etc) and inform timely senior management to ensure that the Organization is proactively prepared for any the situation.   6. Take a lead role in the collaboration with the transfer of knowledge to the team to develop user-friendly materials for risk communication and training. Establish strong collaborations with other teams/departments at WHO and other partner agencies to cover the various aspects of the public health response to outbreaks.   7. Provide high-level technical support and advise to WHO Regional and Country Offices on the development and implementation of strategic plans to establish and strengthen regional and national control, prevention and response measure for outbreaks of Zika and its consequences.   8. Act as the technical lead in the incident management structure and establish strong collaborations with other teams/departments at WHO and other partner agencies to cover the various aspects of the public health response to outbreaks of Zika.   9. Welcome opportunities to support multi-disciplinary, cross-cutting approaches to work and facilitate participation in such approaches.   10. Perform other related duties including replacing and backstopping as required.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: - Advanced level university degree in medicine, with emphasis on infectious diseases or maternal and child health or epidemiology. Desirable: - Post graduate training in epidemiology, microbiology or infectious diseases.   Experience Essential: - At least 10 years of experience combined working on infectious diseases epidemiology and public health programs for the control and prevention of infectious diseases including on epidemic diseases, some of which should be at a regional or international level. - Proven experience in developing study and research protocols for public health projects related to infectious diseases.   Desirable: - Experience in field research in developing countries. - Experience in epidemic diseases and/or in pandemic diseases. - Proven primary responsibility for managing cross-cutting initiatives involving different departments or organizational entities in a multinational context such as the UN, WHO or similar. - Proven primary responsibility in developing strategies in prevention and control of infectious diseases or public health programs requiring multidisciplinary approaches.   Skills - Theoretical and practical knowledge of global infectious disease epidemiology and risk assessment , in particular epidemic and pandemic diseases. - Proven understanding of the management of acute and urgent public health responses, including infectious disease outbreaks. - Demonstrated effectiveness in building sustained partnerships and working with others in international settings. -  Capacity to work on cross-sectoral projects.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Moving forward in a changing environment - Producing results   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.   REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 89,837 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 6161 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. 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12/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
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Technical Officer, Risk Communication - P4

Philippines, Manila, Manila - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is to build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations. WHE brings together and enhances WHO's operational, technical and normative capacities in outbreaks, emergencies and risk analysis to address all health hazards across the risk management cycle in a predictable, capable, dependable, adaptable and accountable manner. WHE is designed to operate within the broader humanitarian and emergency management architecture in support of people at risk of, or affected by, outbreaks and emergencies, consistent with ways that strengthen local and national capabilities. The objectives of the programme area, Country Health Emergency Preparedness & IHR (CPI), includes the following: to monitor and evaluate country preparedness for health and humanitarian emergencies, to develop country capacity-building plan for countries with critical capacities and to act as the Secretariat of IHR (2005). The CPI prioritizes support to the most vulnerable and low-capacity countries. The intersectoral nature of emergency preparedness entails for CPI a large partnership with other international organizations and the consideration of several global frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to health, emergencies and disasters, IHR (2005), the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework, the Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS Pathway), the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, regional strategies such as the Asia Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases and Public Health Emergencies (APSED III), the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response, the European Health Policy, and the regional strategies for disaster risk management. CPI coordinates its activities with international and national initiatives such as the Global Health Security Agenda and Universal Health Coverage 2030. The Preparedness, Readiness and Core Capacity (PCB) is the main hub for technical support to WHO's regional and country offices in their effort to strengthen intersectoral national capacity for the early detection, timely and effective response, to public health emergencies as required under IHR (2005). Working closely with other WHE staff, PCB ensures that needs listed in national action plans are translated into targeted capacity-building in the priority/vulnerable countries.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Within the framework of delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities: 1. Provide support for national capacity development in risk communication in line with the requirements of APSED III and IHR (2005), overseeing the delivery of capacity-building initiatives; 2. Act as risk communication focal point in the WHE Incident Management System during outbreaks and public health emergencies, leading the communication pillar of the Incident Management Support Team, overseeing the development and implementation of risk communication plans as part of response operations, and liaising with the Incident Manager to ensure appropriate risk communication expertise is deployed to the field in a timely manner; 3. Ensure relevant technical guidance documents on risk communications are developed and disseminated to countries; 4. Systematically document, analyse, evaluate and report on progress in risk communication capacity-building, and proactively address gaps and undertake appropriate follow-up actions, such as the development and delivery of relevant training; 5. Using the C4H approach, proactively identify and contribute to the development of communication activities and products in relation to WHO's work with countries on emergency preparedness and response that are accessible, understandable, relevant, credible, timely and actionable for dissemination on the regional website and social media accounts, as well as other relevant platforms; 6. Work with communication counterparts and others as relevant in units of the Regional Office, country offices in the Western Pacific and WHO headquarters to ensure alignment and appropriateness of risk communication strategies; 7. Compile and analyse risk communication experiences and share findings with country, regional and HQ communication colleagues so that best practices benefit WHO's communication network; 8. Initiate and sustain effective professional relationships with key internal stakeholders, participate in building and maintaining information networks as appropriate, within and outside WHE; 9. Participate in the IHR duty officer roster and act as IHR duty officer as required; 10. Upon request, provide technical support, backstopping and gap filling for emergency activities at any level of the Organization or scale of emergency; and 11. Perform other related duties, as requested by supervisor, including provision of support to other areas of work and teams or programme areas, as required.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential: Advanced univerisy degree in communication, public relations, media studies, journalism, international relations, social sciences or related field from a recognized university. Desirable: Advanced degree in public health, international relations, management or other related area. Training in public health, risk communication, health education, health communication or health promotion.   Experience Essential:Minimum of seven years' experience in strategic communication including experience in capacity-building and a history of working at the national and international level, including working on disease outbreaks or emergencies. Proven experience in writing and producing communication material. Desirable: Health sector experience at country and international levels. Relevant work experience in WHO or other UN agencies.   Skills -Excellent interpersonal skills and effective negotiation, facilitation and consensus-building skills. -Excellent organization skills, with the ability to multitask and produce high-quality results under pressure. -Excellent presentation skills and familiarity with digital communications media (social, web, etc). -Ability to 'think outside the box' and make innovative proposals related to risk communication. -Knowledge or understanding of WHO's mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context. -Ability to act with tact discretion and diplomacy. -Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct. -Demonstrated effectiveness in building sustained partnerships and working with others in international settings. -Ability to produce high-quality written and visual communication materials in English.   WHO Competencies Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond Promoting the Organization's position in health Leadership   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of written and spoken English.   REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 74,913 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3009 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.           ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
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Operations Manager - P4

Mauritius, Port Louis, Port Louis - United Nations Development Programme

  Background UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.   Job Purpose and Organizational Context Under the guidance and supervision of the Resident Representative, the International Operations Manager acts as an advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of the Multi Country Office (CO) management and operations. The International Operations Manager is responsible for strategic financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, and ICT and consistency with UNDP rules and regulations. The International Operations Manager ensures consistent service delivery to CO, UNDP programmes and projects and UN common services. The incumbent sets policies and methods to maximize the CO performance in operations demonstrating capacity for innovation and creativity and providing advice to Senior Management on readjustment of the operations to take into account changes in the operating environment as and when needed. The International Operations Manager leads and guides the MCO Operations Team and fosters collaboration within the team and with other UN Agencies consistent with rules and a client-oriented approach. The International Operations Manager works in close collaboration with programme and project teams in the MCO, Resident Coordinator Office, operations staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials to successfully deliver operations services.     Duties and Responsibilities   Summary of Key Functions: - Ensuring strategic direction of operations; - Financial resources management and supervision of the Finance team; - Human Resources Management and supervision of the HR team; - Efficient procurement and logistical services and supervision of the Procurement team; - information and communication management and supervision of ICT team; - Common services organization and management, establishment of partnerships with other UN Agencies. 1.    As a member of the CO management team, ensures the strategic direction of operations focusing on achievement of the following results: - Compliance of operations with UN/UNDP rules, regulations and policies, implementation of corporate operational strategies, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results. - Provision of advice on strategies, policies and plans affecting CO operations, delivery of practice advisory, knowledge and learning services. - Establishment of collaborative arrangements with potential partners, a Client Relationship Management System for resource mobilization purposes and appropriate operational partnership arrangements. - CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Finance, Human Resources Management, Procurement, Logistical and ICT services, Results Management. - Constant monitoring and analysis of the operating environment, quick readjustment of the operations, advice on legal considerations and risk assessment. - Knowledge building and sharing with regards to management and operations in the CO, organization of the operations staff trainings, synthesis of lessons learnt/best practices, and sound contributions to UNDP knowledge networks and communities of practice. 2.    Ensures effective and accurate financial resources management and supervision of the Finance team focusing on achievement of the following results: - Proper planning, expenditures tracking and audit of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations, IOM performing the function of Manager Level 2 in Atlas for vouchers and replenishments approval, deals management and bank reconciliations.  Approval of pending disbursements as the "third authority" (cheques, bank transfers, EFT). Approval of bank reconciliations. - Management of cost-recovery system for the services provided by the CO to projects and other UN Agencies. Accurate planning, forecasting and reporting of extra-budgetary income. - Proper management of the contributions management business process and accounting for contributions to ensure that the money due to UNDP is properly identified, consistently and uniformly classified, recorded on a timely basis and received with sufficient supporting documentation. - Organization and oversight of CO cash management processes, including liquidity management, recommendation of imprest level, risk assessment, bank relationship management; timely accounting and reconciliation of all transactions, security for cash assets on site. - Ensures cost recovery from sister agencies and the Resident Coordinator's Office; and the provision of timely and accurate accounts for verification of same - Member of the bank signatory panel. - Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigates anomalies or unusual transactions. Informs supervisors and other UNDP staff at Headquarters of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained and ensure that all financial transactions are identified, recorded and verified in compliance with IPSAS as outlined in the corporate policies and procedures. 3.    Ensures strategic human resources management and supervision of the HR team focusing on achievement of the following results: - CO compliance with corporate human resources policies and strategies. - Optimal staffing of the office and projects. - Oversight of recruitment processes and performance management systems ensuring link of job design with recruitment, performance management and career development. 4.    Ensures efficient procurement and logistical services management and supervision of the Procurement team focusing on achievement of the following results: -   - CO compliance with corporate rules and regulations in the field and management of the CO procurement strategies including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement promotion and introduction, performance measurement. - Management of the CO contract strategy including tendering processes and evaluation, managing the contract and contractor, legal implications. Oversight of procurement processes and logistical services in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations, IOM acting as Manager Level 2 in Atlas for Purchase orders approvals. - Proper management of UNDP assets, facilities and logistical services, including full compliance with IPSAS in the accounting for the procurement, utilization and disposal of the CO's assets. 5.    Ensures forward-looking information and communication management and supervision of ICT team focusing on achievement of the following results: - Maintains a secure, reliable infrastructure environment for ICT and adequately plans for disasters and recoveries. - Use of Atlas functionality for improved business results and improved client services. - Identification of opportunities and ways of converting business processes into web-based systems to address the issues of efficiency and full accountability. - Promotion of different systems and applications for optimal content management, knowledge sharing, information provision and learning including e-registry, web-based office management system, etc. 6.    Ensures proper common services organization and management, establishment of partnerships with other UN Agencies focusing on achievement of the following results: - Elaboration of the strategic approach to implementation of common services in line with the UN reform, the latest developments in common services and the best practices.     Competencies Core Innovation - Ability to make new and useful ideas work. Leadership - Ability to persuade others to follow. People Management - Ability to improve performance and satisfaction. Communication - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform. Delivery - Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.   Technical/Functional Client Orientation - Anticipates client needs. Works towards creating an enabling environment for a smooth relationship between the clients and service provider. Demonstrates understanding of client's perspective. Solicits feedback on service provision and quality. Job knowledge/ Technical Expertise - Understands more advanced aspects of primary area of specialization as well as the fundamental concepts of related disciplines. Keeps abreast of new developments in area of professional discipline and job knowledge and seeks to develop him/herself professionally. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments. Building Partnerships - Effectively networks with partners seizing opportunities to build strategic alliaances relevant to UNDP's mandate and strategic agenda.  Promotes UNDP's agenda in inter-agency meetings. Advocacy - Creates effective advocacy strategies. Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing - Makes the case for innovative ideas documenting successes and building them into the design of new approaches. Identifies new approaches and strategies that promote the use of tools and mechanisms.     Required Skills and Experience   Education: - Master's Degree and 7 years' experience or Bachelor's Degree with Post Graduate Diploma and 9 years' experience - in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field. Experience: - Relevant experience at the national and international level in providing management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems and establishing inter-relationships among international organization. - At least 4 years demonstrated experience working in a country/field office setting with a multi-country/ or multi-locational/ context - At least 4 years of demonstrated professional work experience in operations and administration, including at least three years in a major national/international organization at manager/supervisor level, preferably in the field. - Demonstrated experience working in a SIDS context - Demonstrated knowledge and experience of key enterprise risk corporate accountability systems and tools such as Microsoft PowerBI - Experience in the usage of computers and Microsoft office software packages, and handling of web-based management systems. - Experience of accrual accounting, IPSAS or IFRS is desirable. Language Requirements: - Fluency in written and spoken English is required; - Knowledge of French an advantage.           ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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12/04/2021 - 22/04/2021
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Principal, Climate Risk TCFD

United Kingdom, England, London - European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Purpose of Job   The Climate Risk Team is responsible for the overall successful implementation of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) principles within the EBRD's operations.   The Climate Risk Principal will own one of two Risk types (Physical or Transitional Risk) and support on the other risks, within the development of the Bank's TCFD methodology, its roll out across the Bank and its ongoing maintenance to ensure successful long term implementation.   In doing this they will translate TCFD and evolving regulatory guidelines into the ongoing operations across the bank, including banking project, investment strategies and others. Through sound understanding of how TCFD, industry bodies and regulatory guidelines affect reporting and ongoing operations of the EBRD, the principal, together with guidance from the Climate Risk Team Head, will develop and drive the execution and implementation of the methodologies across EBRD portfolio and pipeline operations.   Under the direction of the AD, Head of Climate Risk, the Principal, Climate Risk will be responsible for ongoing monitoring of key risk names as well as training and supporting for both credit managers and bankers to be versed in climate risk assessments.  As part of their role, the Principal, Climate Risk will lead the initial drafting of the governance documents to ensure Climate Risk Policies responsibilities are properly recorded and approved.  The Climate Risk Principal will also be taking a leading part in shaping and drafting the Bank's ongoing TCFD and other climate risk reports and initiatives. The Climate Risk Principal will support the data and reporting of the TCFD and help drive implementation and tracking.   Becoming a domain expert, they will be a trusted adviser on the subject to the Head of Climate Risk and across the bank supporting strategic initiatives in this space.   Reporting to AD, Head of Climate Risk, the Principal, Climate Risk will demonstrate a high commitment to the bank's mandate and institutional goals, as well as ability to drive for results, lead strategic thinking and provide leadership with cooperative approach to staff, clients and shareholders.   Accountabilities & Responsibilities   Develop, refine and maintain methodology: - Develop TCFD approach for all appropriate sectors across the bank in collaboration with all relevant departments (including conducting research and evaluation of best risk management frameworks, external benchmarks and potential external data providers). - Own the methodologies and support its iterations - write a detailed set of procedures addressing all TCFD-applicable aspects per department (including detailing the responsibilities and accountabilities in a short form risk disclosure reports, define risk materiality and articulate this for all appropriate departments) - Develop a maintenance framework for all procedures to ensure they are continuously up to date based on external benchmarks and regulatory guidelines, including developing the technical data sets required for tracking, IT systems implications and other operational considerations   Roll out procedures and monitor implementation: - Own the roll out across relevant departments, including initiating pilots and managing all aspects of the pilot (e.g. lessons learned and implemented) - Scaling up roll outs based on a limited number of pilots, ensuring continuous feedback loops are translated into rapid adjustments and improvements - Write clear and high impact guidelines and training materials to accompany Bank-wide roll outs; Lead training effort to help embed the new procedures; own the training materials and ensure they are always up-to-date - Design performance parameters for Bank-wide roll outs ("scorecard"), monitoring schedules for all relevant sectors of the bank; publish results according to schedule - Develop and disseminate learnings to improve bank-wide implementation Develop Domain Expertise - Continuously review external thought leadership on TCFD and related Climate Risk subjects to maintain domain expertise within the Bank to include articles, reports, and dialogs with other players (including regulatory bodies, other banks etc). - Produce ongoing output summaries on developments in this field   Support strategy aspects of the TCFD Team: - Feed into the development of a three-year project plan along with appropriate governance framework, quality control systems and reporting timeline - Help provide high level input to the Bank's leadership on all TCFD-related matters - Help develop Bank-wide communication enhancing the profile of TCFD reporting to improve adoption and raise profile - Support the team's work with a wide range of internal stakeholders including MD Risk Management, CRO,  and respective committee such as RiskCom, Audit Committee and Board     Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications   - Working as a credit risk manager or a strategy consultant focusing on power and energy, natural resources, heavy industry or a climate risk related field within a leading firm with 5-8 years' relevant experience.  - Understanding of climate change and how physical and transition risks apply to market and investments. - Sound Familiarity with the TCFD framework and Stranded Assets and climate risk topics. - Experience with driving processes in a control unit delivering quality outputs. - Working knowledge of stress testing and applications of regulatory and industry bodies requirements. - Understanding of risk frameworks and key concepts of risk management including PD and LGD.  - Knowledge of the key risk outputs critical for decision making. - Experience in TCFD, carbon accounting methodologies and relevant standards is preferable. - Ability to handle consistent ambiguity, and cope with complex concepts, quickly translating them to simple messages. - Strong drive and self-starting mentality, able to handle intense workload, getting things done quickly and to a high standard (as befits the very senior stakeholders involved). - Strong excel skills and ability to quickly analyze financial models introducing new sensitives. - Sound powerpoint skills and expertise in translating complex problems into simple messages and then into professional presentations. - Knowledge of scenario testing and application to a broad data set. - Experience with financial regulators and ability to translate their requirement into practical steps. - Ability to listen to views of business partners and to be sensitive to and understand cultural differences, transition success factors and the complexity of political constraints across the entire footprint of the Bank. - Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues in a multicultural environment. - Comfortable working with uncertainty in an evolving field. - Comfortable under pressure and can manage tight deadlines. - Strong data base assessment skills, data management and manipulation experience. - Strong organisational and management skills. Ability to manage a number of varied and complex tasks, resilient attitude towards conflicting priorities and challenges. - Diplomatic communication and negotiation skills suited for a wide variety of people at high level both inside and outside the Bank. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.           ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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